Position: Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR)
Focus: Conservation & Sustainability
Organization: Toronto Public Library
Toronto Public Library will be hiring our first-ever Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR)!
The 10-week residency will take place from June 4 to August 11, 2018, as part of the library's Our Fragile Planet program series, a program series dedicated to raising awareness about the state of our planet and how we can protect our communities and beyond.
The EnvIR will share their expertise through programs, workshops, and engage with local organizations.
The residency and the Our Fragile Planet program series are generously supported by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF).
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Deadline to apply is Friday, March 30, 2018.
Toronto Public Library (TPL) invites applicants with extensive experience in the area of Environmental Conservation and Sustainability to fill the role of TPL’s 2018 Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR).
The EnvIR supports the Our Fragile Planet program at TPL (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/featured/fragile-planet.jsp) and will serve as an industry expert in the area of conservation and sustainability. The EnvIR will lead engaging programs, hands-on workshops and offer community consultations at various branches to support different communities in their green pursuits. The EnvIR will share their knowledge, expertise and experience in your field, and inspire others to “green” their community and beyond.
The EnvIR supports the library’s strategic priorities of "Establishing TPL as Toronto’s centre for lifelong learning” and will highlight the green spaces and initiatives at TPL.
This residency is fully funded by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.
The EnvIR will have the following core responsibilities:
The Environmentalist in Residence program is targeted at Torontonians who may or may not have some knowledge of environmental issues, but are looking to be inspired, and learn how they can participate and mobilize their community to support the environment. They are adults who are looking to build knowledge and confidence through exposure to new ideas and expertise. The library envisions hands-on workshops and engaging high-quality lectures.
Requirements of the Residency:
Please e-mail Kimberly Christmas (firstname.lastname@example.org) your Curriculum Vitae and proposal (maximum 2 pages for proposal) by
March 30, 2018, and include:
The Toronto Public Library invites applications from all qualified individuals. The Library is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Upon request, accommodation will be provided for persons with disabilities through all stages of the recruitment and selection process.
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GoodWork ID: 44464 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 19 2018